Guidance Counsellor (Primary)

Job Summary

Department: Ministry of Education

Salary: $50976- $60480

Grade: R22 - R16

Allowances: Travelling allowance of $9600 per annum or ($800 per month)

Deadline Date: Monday November 4, 2019

Days Left: 13

About the Job

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Guidance Counsellor, Primary Sector in the Ministry of Education.



To deliver Guidance Counselling/Personal, Moral, and Social Education services to primary school students, and when necessary to parents/guardians.


  • To provide appropriate Personal, Moral and Social Education (PMSE) to groups of students and individual counseling.
  • To work with the Education Psychologist to facilitate professional development in Guidance and Counselling at the school level.
  • To evaluate the Guidance and Counselling programme at the primary schools.



·       The applicant must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Counselling or related field from a recognized university.

·       At least 3 (years) working experience at a Primary Institution.

  • Demonstrate personal qualities of understanding others, trust, empathy, maturity, conscientiousness, integrity and initiative; ability to motivate and to uphold the confidentiality ethic/oath.


Salary is in the scale R22-16, that is, $50,976 - $60,480 per annum. In addition, a travelling allowance of $9600 per annum or ($800 per month) is payable for the purpose of travelling to all of the primary schools in Montserrat as well as to the Pupil Support Unit located in Salem which is the main office for the Counsellors.



For detailed information on the post of Guidance Counsellor (Primary) please visit our website at

Application forms can be obtained from the Government of Montserrat’s website at (click on ‘Find a Government Job’)  or by contacting the Human Resource Management Unit, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail to or by telephone at (+664) 491-2365/2444 or by fax at (+664) 491-6234.  Certified copies of qualifications, as well as the names and letters of two referees must be submitted with your application.

Completed application forms must be returned to the Human Resource Management Unit either by email, or by fax or by ordinary mail. These should be addressed to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resource Management Unit, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat. 

The deadline for the receipt of applications is 4:00 p.m. Monday November 04, 2019.

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